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Short Format Films
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This prologue was only part of an edited version of "Freaks" titled "Nature's Mistakes."
Topics: Freaks prologue, Nature's Mistakes
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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by BorneoBay
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A CD's worth of 78 RPM Jazz & Dance records from the 1920s, 1930s.
Topics: 78 RPM, Jazz, Dance, 1920s, 1930s
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by BorneoBay
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A CD's worth of 78 RPM Jazz and Dance records from the 1920s and 1930s.
Topics: 78 RPM, Jazz, Dance, 1920s, 1930s
Source: 78
Prelinger Archives
by Sterling Films
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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How the Chevrolet suspension system smooths out a rough ride.
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Topics: Automobiles: Engineering, Amusement parks, Automobiles: Advertising
Prelinger Archives
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Stock Footage
by Unknown
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The entire film, "Coney Island", can be downloaded at: http://www.archive.org/details/ConeyIsl1940
Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1940, Coney Island, New York, boardwalk, sideshow
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An impressionistic view of a day in the life of Coney Island from the desertion in the early morning to the hysteria at midnight. Commentary by Henry Morgan.
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Community Video
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The first scene shows a country couple entering Steeplechase Park. They proceed to amuse themselves on the steeplechase, rope bridge, the "Down and Out" and riding the bulls. The scene then changes to a panorama of Luna Park, showing Rube and Mandy doing stunts on the rattan slide, riding on the miniature railway, shooting the chutes, riding the boats in the old mill, and visiting Professor Wormwood's Monkey theatre. They next appear on the Bowery, visiting the fortune tellers,...
Topics: Comedy, Short
Community Video
by Thomas A. Edison
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From Edison films catalog: The first scene shows this country couple entering Steeplechase Park. They proceed to amuse themselves on the steeplechase, rope bridge, riding the bulls and the "Down and Out." The scene then changes to a panorama of Luna Park, and we find Rube and Mandy doing stunts on the rattan slide, riding on the miniature railway, shooting the chutes, riding the boats in the old mill, and visiting Professor Wormwood's Monkey theatre. They next appear on the Bowery,...
Topics: Comedy, Short
Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
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The great amusement zone in its heyday.
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Topics: Amusement parks, Coney Island, New York City: History
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by Unknown
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Brooklyn, N.Y. * 11:01:52:27- 11:02:13:25 Nice montage of Coney Island boardwalk. Starts with image of soldier taking his friends' photo. All around them are people, and behind them we see "Ocean Baths." Cut to a close up of two young women and men (they look stylish) in a close circle talking_behind them we see "Hyman's Bar & Grill." Cut to an overview of a crowded section of the boardwalk. . 11:02:14:03- 11:02:59:08 Crowd of smiling people standing around and looking...
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Brooklyn Museum
by Irving Underhill
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Frederic Thompson and Elmer Dundy, with experience of running concessions at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition and other fairs, had brought their successful simulation of a spaceship ride, A Trip to the Moon, to Steeplechase in 1902. The following year they decided to open their own amusement venture, Luna Park, on the site of Boyton’s failing Sea Lion Park, on Surf Avenue between West Eighth and West Twelfth streets. Two hundred fifty thousand electric lights turned night into day,...
Topics: art, American Art
Silent Films
by Wm. Thomas Sherman, wts@gunjones.com, http://www.mn-hp.com
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CONEY ISLAND (1917) Starring: Roscoe Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Alice Mann, Alice Lake, Joe Bordeaux, Jimmy Bryant Written and Directed by Arbuckle Produced by Joseph M. Schenck Wm. Thomas Sherman, wts@gunjones.com, http://www.mn-hp.com
Topics: Roscoe Fatty Arbucke, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, silent film